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Energy Storage Academy

Enjoy up to 16 hours of in-depth discussion with Utilities, Regulators and Consultants on Revenue Stacking, Regulations and Microgrid in the same week as 12th ESWF. Masterclass A (7 Oct) and B (11 Oct) provides you with ample opportunities to learn and connect with experts on mitigating business risks for storage projects, overcoming barriers on regulations of energy storage and building a business model for Microgrid project. Register Masterclass as a package with 12th Energy Storage World Forum allows you to save 200 on each Masterclass.

Pre-Forum Masterclass (Monday 7 Oct 2019 )

ENERGY STORAGE REVENUE STACKING & FINANCING (MORNING)

Facilitator: Roberto Castiglioni, Managing Director & CEO, IKIGAI CAPITAL (UK)

SESSION 1
Evaluating The Energy Storage Market In Europe

  • Which markets are driven by constraints or fundamental (i.e. congestion vs market services?)
  • Who are the real customers in each separate market?
  • Examining holistic energy solutions for Commercial & Industrial sector

SESSION 2
Comparing The Following Business Models: Sales Vs Service Vs Lease

  • Which ones are closer to reality?
  • What is the impact of different customer classes on the business models?
  • What are there regulatory differences?

SESSION 3
Mitigating Business Risks In Energy Storage Projects

  • How to make lenders collaborate with short term contracts in a high risk market
  • How to assess and quantify revenues over the long term, and quantify the uncertainty
  • What are the key steps we need to take in order to finance energy storage projects? What are the revenue streams and relative split?

SESSION 4
How To Have A Clear And Dependable Revenue Stream For Assets To Encourage Debt And Equity Investors

  • Rather than revenue stacking, can TSOs and DSOs consider providing 5-10 years contracts to encourage private players participation in storage deployment?

REGULATION ON ENERGY STORAGE (AFTERNOON)

Facilitator: PIERRE BERNARD, CEO & Chairman of the Board, FRIENDS OF SUSTAINABLE GRID (BRUSSELS)

SESSION 5
Achieving Alignment Of Energy Storage Regulation Across Different National Regions Or Countries

  • Which regulatory bodies are important?
  • Which areas need market rules and what would be the most beneficial?
  • Who are the different stakeholders in each of the different regulatory areas?
  • How do you apply pay for performance to other services?
  • How to accelerate and harmonise regulations in all EU countries for frequency regulation business models using energy storage systems

PIERRE BERNARD, CEO & Chairman of the Board, FRIENDS OF SUSTAINABLE GRID (BRUSSELS)

SESSION 6
Evaluating Ownership Of Energy Storage Systems by TSOs/DSOs

  • How can a project owner be numerated for all services not just frequency regulation?
  • Examining Regulation on defining Energy Storage Systems as a transmission resource
  • Evaluating the development of regulation and market design of new products for battery usage

ROBERT O’ROURKE, Manager for Electricity Networks, COMMISSION FOR REGULATION OF UTILITIES (IRELAND)

SESSION 7
Evolution Of Regulations Enabling To Capture All The Value From Storage Technology Through Multi- Stacking

  • Energy balancing/ markets
  • Ancillary services
  • Grid flexibility

ANDREAS TIREZ, Director of the Technical Operation on Electricity & Gas Market, BELGIAN FEDERAL COMMISSION FOR ELECTRICITY AND GAS REGULATION (BELGIAN)

SESSION 8
Devising An Approach To Enable And Incentivise DSO To Support The Development of Storage Facilities

  • Analysing ways to efficiently operate distribution network and avoid costly network expansions
  • Developing measures such as national network codes, market rules, network tariffs to allow flexibility or improvement of energy efficiency in the grid
  • Discuss the network development plans to support the development of storage facilities

LUCA LO SCHIAVO, Deputy Director – Infrastructure Regulatory Division, AEEG (ITALY)

GROUP SESSION 9
Simplifying Regulation For Energy Storage: What Would An Ideal Regulation Environment Look Like?

  • Defining 3 key goals and timelines
  • Examining the key challenges and solutions
  • How to collaborate after the Forum

Post-Forum Masterclass (Friday 11 Oct 2019 )

This Masterclass on Microgrid provides an overview on Microgrids by evaluating the financial model to fund Microgrid projects, evaluating various technologies, Microgrids for Telecommunication Industry and deploying inverters to enhance grid stability.

Andre Susanto has vast experience on deploying Microgrids and energy efficiency projects with international NGOs, large Indonesian and international companies, as well as residential clients. His technical and business savvy has carried him and his previous company, Advancing Engineering, to be one of the three winners of World Bank’s Indonesia Green Entrepreneurship subprogram. Andre founded the Inovasi Group which provides clean energy consultancy and rural community development.

OPTIMISING POWER CONSISTENCY WITH NEW MICROGRID BUSINESS MODEL

Facilitator: ANDRE SUSANTO, Founder, PT INOVASI (INDONESIA)

SESSION 1
Identifying The Microgrid Services Most Economically Viable In The Short Term And Predicting How They Can Generate Revenue From 2019 – 2022

  • Rural
  • Commercial & Industrial
  • Urban

SESSION 2
Evaluating Financial Models For Microgrids That Are Sustainable And Dealing With Risk

  • Examining the current trends of financing Microgrid projects in the emerging markets
  • Promoting the development of new technologies and business models
  • How can we share the risk with new microgrid storage methods

SESSION 3
Evaluating Different Energy Storage Technologies For Microgrids

  • Ultracapacitors
  • Redox Flow
  • Li-ion
  • Lead Acid

SESSION 4
Deploying Inverters With Optimum Filter Design And Harmonic Current/Voltage Suppression To Enhance Grid Stability

  • Designing inverters that rely on local information and decide whether it is under on-grid or off-grid mode
  • Maintaining good system dynamics and ensuring the optimum current output
  • Examining harmonics and nonlinear distortions in Microgrid loads and/ or upstream networks

SESSION 5
Building Microgrids For The Mobile Telecoms Industry To Promote Decentralisation

  • Evaluating the role and examining the incentives of each stakeholder
  • To what extent could the Mobile Telecoms industry help to provide electricity?
  • Reducing the dependence on the resources of the electricity grid